TICK… Tick… Can you hear that? It's Scotland's collective infertility timebomb telling us to get a move on and procreate. Because as the nation postpones starting a family until we are into our late 30s and even 40s, an estimated one is six of us experiences infertility at some point.
In an attempt to defuse the situation, a health expert recently suggested all women aged 30 take an 'MOT', to ensure any problems are spotted early enough to deal with them. But for those not currently in a breeding frame of mind, it's almost impossible to understand how hard discovering you are unable to have a child can hit.
The Edinburgh Natural Fertility Clinic (0131- 315 2130, www.edinburghfertilityclinic.co.uk) is hosting an informal drop-in evening, Making Babies Made Easy, at the Apex Hotel, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, on 28 October, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
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